Graham Potter reveals – We sell Jorginho to Arsenal and bring Enzo Fernandez to Chelsea
Enzo Fernandez completed a dramatic move to Chelsea on transfer deadline day.
The Argentine made the move from Benfica to Stamford Bridge in a record-breaking deal worth in excess of £105m.
“I am grateful to Chelsea and its ownership for doing everything they could to make me a part of this project,” he told the club’s official website following the transfer.
“I’m happy and excited to join the Pride of London, to play in the best league in the world and to compete for the biggest trophies.
“I can’t wait to play in front of our fans and help my team-mates on and off the pitch.”
What shirt number will Enzo Fernandez wear at Chelsea?
Fernandez, a box-to-box midfielder, has been given the number five shirt by his new club.
The shirt was vacant following Jorginho’s departure to Arsenal in January.
How did Chelsea announce Enzo Fernandez’s shirt number?
Chelsea took to social media to announce Fernandez’s shirt number.
There has been a TikTok trend recently whereby people are offered money or they can double it and give it to the next person.
Chelsea decided to follow that trend in their own version when announcing Fernandez’s shirt number.
Their video starts with Ben Chilwell, Conor Gallagher and Kai Havertz being offered the 1.25 shirt or the chance to double it and give it to the next person.
The trio decided to double it and give it to the next person.
Reece James is then given the same choice with the 2.5 shirt. He does the same as Chilwell, Gallagher and Havertz.
The video ends with Fernandez being offered the number five shirt, which he accepts.
“I’ll take that, Enzo Fernandez, number 5! Fernandez says, before showing showing it off to the camera. Watch the video below…
VIDEO: Chelsea’s video announcing Enzo Fernandez’s shirt number
Chelsea fans have been reacting to the video. Somee have been even labelling it ‘cringe’.
When will Enzo Fernandez make his Chelsea debut?
Fernandez joins a Chelsea side that are really struggling this season.
The Argentine could well make his debut for the club in their Premier League clash against Fulham on Friday evening.